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The Voynich Manuscript is a document that is notable for it's strange text, that to date hasn't been decyphered. Theories range from a secret language or code to an old sort of joke or hoax.


Language English
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Reviewer: kennethshawn - - March 16, 2015
Subject: voynich author
Clearly the work of Hieronymus Bosch

http://www.hieronymus-bosch.org/Garden-of-Earthly-Delights,-central-panel-of-the-triptych-large.html
Reviewer: treenataliet - - January 14, 2015
Subject: MAYBE
The skin is older but the writings are newer. Was it written by a left hand person or right hand one?, in those days you were not allowed to write with your Left hand so that explains the poor drawings of women It may be written by Leonardo da Vinci, he used both hands to write and draw. I think they used some kind of prisme that would reflect to other characters.
Reviewer: Kaliel - - January 5, 2015
Subject: Um depoimento sobre Jacobus a Tepenec (Jacobus Horcick) e tudo o que eu sei.
Olha gente, o manuscrito é muito antigo, está faltando uma folha, pode ter certeza que nessa folha tem alguma tabela mostrando algo ou até mesmo mostrando a linguagem, ou pode ter sido um desenho de um diagrama perdido. Por que dizem que o manuscrito pode está faltando uma folha ou mais. Veja bem, ele está desgastado de tanto passar de pessoa em pessoa, sabe lá quantos séculos ele deve ter sobrevivido, posto em baús, em caixas e agora ele está bem descansado na biblioteca de manuscritos raros. Bem isso não importa, a minha duvida é sobre Jacobus a Tepenec (Jacobus Horcick) naquela época em que ele estava com Rodolfo II no Sacro Império Romano-Germânico, eu me perguntava: "Como Jacobus sabia fazer o elixir cura tudo para salva Rodolfo II de uma doença que quase o levou para a morte?" ,pra mim, Jacobus sabia sobre a linguagem do manuscrito, ele era um medico e com o manuscrito criou o elixir cura tudo, pois no final do manuscrito a frascos medicinais e plantas e nas partes finais do manuscrito tem grandes frases de como se estivesse ensinando a como fazer algo, bem eu não afirmo nada, só achei a versão de Jacobus muito interessante, criar um elixir cura tudo para salvar o Imperador Rodolfo II que realmente ganhou sua confiança naquela época. Jacobus sabia o que estava escrito no manuscrito, sabia sobre os diagramas, sabia tudo sobre as plantas e o que elas podiam fazer, como Rodolfo II pode ter dado o manuscrito a ele após a morte, pois Rodolfo sabia sobre o manuscrito também, mas sua história não focava no manuscrito, mas sim nas cidades e no seu irmão Matias. Bem, a linguagem está tão escondida que nem imaginamos onde está, o manuscrito falta folhas e nessas folhas podem ter as mesmas palavras, mas também figuras de tabelas e mais diagramas e talvez possa ter algo que conte sobre essa linguagem estranha. O que é tão agoniante pra mim, é que o manuscrito pode está incompleto, pode está faltando partes e mais desenhos ao meio. As letras no inicio do manuscrito estão meio apagadas, a pessoa escritora ou escritor que escreveu na primeira página, pode ter dado um dia ou uma semana para poder escrever a segunda. Já as últimas finais, as letras são nítidas, como se ele tivesse escrito na mesma hora concluindo o manuscrito em que a última página tem um desenho de uma mulher pequena meio apaga e as palavras finais ao lado, também meio apagadas. Só sei que Jacobus sabia do manuscrito, não sei como ele sabia, mas ele havia alguma ligação com natureza, se ele cuidava do jardim do Imperador Rodolfo, é por que Jacobus tinha alguma ligação com algo naquele jardim, ele tinha alguma ligação com a natureza, ou algo aproximado dele, eu me pergunto muitas coisas: "Será que Jacobus já sabia a linguagem?" Jacobus sabia também sobre os signos zodíacos e os diagramas, algo escrito sobre o sol, a lua, os dias, noite, dia, tarde, cada um diagrama, tendo o nome de estrelas e das constelações que me levou a pesquisar sobre Tycho. Tycho Brahe me chamou muito atenção sobre os diagramas solares, lunares e estrelares, Tycho criou um telescópio, descobriu um cometa igual a Galileu, morreu na mesma cidade onde sempre quando eu lia sobre as histórias interligadas ao manuscrito voynich, apertava na mesma tecla e essa tecla é a cidade de "Praga". Jacobu podia conhecer Tycho, algo sobre o manuscrito voynich podia estar ligado a Tycho também, Tycho criou um observatorio, ele nasceu em 1546 e morreu em 1601 quase perto da data em que o imperador Rodolfo morreu, a uma coincidência também que eu tenho é que a data em que Rodolfo II morreu (1612) parece a data em que M.Voynich descobriu o livro (1912). Tycho morreu em 1601, Rodolfo II morreu em 1612 e Jacobu em 1622, Tycho conhecia o Imperador Rodolfo II, pois uma vez o Imperador Rodolfo chamou Tycho para um serviço. Parece que há uma coisa faltando, parece que tem uma outra pessoa por detrás disso também, o Imperador podia ter contado a Tycho sobre o manuscrito voynich. As estruturas do manuscrito são do século XIV, há alguém por trás disso, tem uma outra pessoa, se soubessemos mesmo a pessoa que vendeu o manuscrito para o Imperador Rodolfo, tudo melhoraria, as coisas ficariam mais claras e abriria mais um espaço para descobrir sobre a linguagem. A versão de Jacobus me interessou muito e eu estava querendo descobrir a quarta pessoa, e essa quarta pessoa podia ser alguém não após Jacobus que deu o livro para seu amigo, não antes do Imperador Rodolfo, mas alguem que vivia em "Praga", antes do vendedor, alguem secreto que podia ter perdido o livro e o vendedor podia ter pegado para ter alguma ideia e a valiosidade. Provavelmente eu não sei onde quero chegar, mas só sei sobre Jacobus, ele sabia o que estava escrito no manuscrito voynich, ele tinha lido todo o livro escondido de Rodolfo ou não. Só Deus saberia o que estava acontecendo ao decorrer dessas décadas com o manuscrito, bem, mas eu acho que quem esteve com o livro não importa muito, o importante é saber mais sobre a linguagem. A questão de o manuscrito que possa ser uma fraude, eu não tenho que lhe dizer nada, por que a opinião das pessoas são validas, todas, mas quero dizer a vocês que quando eu estava vendo sobre algo que envolvia farsa e que envolvia Dee e Kepler, não se encaixava, sempre havia alguma coisa sobre o manuscrito que não se encaixava direito se ele era realmente uma farsa, primeiro por causa das datas, a tinta e a capa são do século XIV e não se encaixava na versão de Dee e Kepler ter dado o manuscrito para o Imperador Rodolfo. Roger Bacon morreu muito antes de o manuscrito ser criado no século, pois Roger morreu em dois século antes e como ele teria usado uma capa de carbono do século seguinte para fazer um manuscrito naquela década do século XII. Jacobus podia estar com manuscrito quando ele fez o elixir, podia haver plantas no jardim do castelo do Imperador o suficiente para ele fazer o elixir cura tudo, as plantas que podiam estar no manuscrito podiam estar no jardim, ou podia haver alguma comunicação com manuscrito na família de Jacobus. Agora o caso dos desenhos das mulheres, ainda é incompriencivel para mim, como mulheres pequenas e gravidas viviam em enormes vasos sanguineos, isso tambem podia estar ligado as plantas que está no manuscrito. Elas podiam estar fazendo parte de algo ou significando alguma coisa entre as plantas e o cáule e a raiz. O manuscrito pode ser um livro especial e tão especial quanto todos os manuscrito, é uma relíqua do passado e contando sobre todas as estrelas que rodeiam por cima da terra. Já os signos zodíacos, eu ainda irei análisar bem, já o grande e estranho mapa na página 86 do livro, aquilo eu realmente não tive quase nenhuma ideia, 9 células? Poderia parecer planetas interligados, no canto acima no terceiro globo do mapa, tem um castelo e isso me chamou muito atenção, um pequeno castelo que podia significar muito para um só desenho, o único desenho e uma única coisa em que reconhecemos naquele manuscrito e que podia significar uma paisagem de um castelo, as estrelas abaixo podiam significar plantas e um jardim estranho a frente de um castelo, a entrada do castelo no desenho não significa que está aberto e fechado, a cor azul significa que está escuro na entrada e na primeira torre do castelo a cima ao lado, está escuro também no topo, certificamos que no topo da primeira torre do castelo tem um buraco. Nossa, um castelo no núcleo de uma célula? Nisso ainda iremos precisas da linguagem para identificar cada desenho da teoria biológica do individuo. Pensei até nos noves planetas interligados, Júpter, Terra, Mercúrio, Marte, Saturno, Netúno, Vênus, Urâno e Jupter, pensei nos noves planetas e nas noves células, a Terra significaria o globo em que o castelo está. Já a célula ao meio, não tenho ideia, vai dar um bom tempo para compreendermos esse mapa e o que ele significa. Bem, temos um dever a fazer a analisar esse manuscrito direito. Cheguei até ir longe demais nesse assunto, em que o manuscrito tivesse duas chaves, eu descobri a primeira chave, a primeira chave é o elixir cura tudo, que eu pensei assim que se alguem decifrar todo o manuscrito e souber como fazer o elixir cura tudo, que esse elixir pudesse ferir pessoas e essas pessoas fossem Medicos. Elixir cura tudo, o remédio curador de todas as doenças se for possivel, seria o fim da Medicina com o elixir cura tudo pois um criptografo já falou que há plantas no méxico identicas as do manuscrito, cheguei a levar longe demais sobre isso, pois no livro mostra a como criar um elixir cura tudo. Eu não consigo identificar a segunda chave que está no livro, os diagramas, as mulheres e as estrelas. A única coisa que sei, é que as mulheres podem significar as estrelas. Mas a qualquer descoberta e duvidas extremamente pertubadoras e só compartilhar conosco aqui. Obrigado por ler, obrigado a todos vocês.
Reviewer: SukhwantSingh - - November 13, 2014
Subject: Voynich Manuscript is in Landa Khojki Scripts
My name is Sukhwant Singh and I have extensively researched in depth on MS-408 better known as the Voynichmanuscript.
I hope, my explanation will lead to resolving the Voynich manuscript once and for all.

The origins of the VM ( Voynich Manuscript ) lies in 6000 miles east from its current location. The place is in North Eastern Sindh region which is a part of Pakistan right now. The explanation in the VM is copied from an even older original book written in “Brahmi” language about ( 300-400 B.C ). The knowledge and editions of the books were passed through generations of merchants( Known as Mahajan’s with Vedic knowledge ) in ancient Indus valley civilization which also gave the name “Sindhustan”, the Sindh region in particular which was divided into India and Pakistan in 1947.
The book is divided into 4 parts as mentioned by the author( details below ) written in early 15th century as that’s the time period when Khojki was more prominent.
The book was taken by the “Holy” man from town to town and based on the knowledge he had( He was the go to guy and first person to approach in case of issues, either injury or some depression, bad dreams, marriage and business, Hex etc. ) , and the facts he collected from the inhabitants/customer. This man would then recommend to-do things. The book also deals with what kind of women she is based on the type of hair she has, what type of clothes she wears, what to expect from the second wife of the husband etc. What to do if someone has Hex on you and how to figure it out and recommendations for getting rid of the Hex.
The book is not written for others to read and is usually passed within the family from Father to Son or someone more capable whom the Mahajan has taught and guided himself.
Some background…..
When the Arab conquered the Sindh region in about early 700 ADs and moved more towards the east they started eliminating learned Sindhi scholars and Holy men, who enjoyed rich merchant heritage and were established in the region. With passage of time, “Urdu” language was forced in the region and subsequently became an official language and in current times known as Sindhi language (Descendent language of Landa script) which is currently written in Urdu script.
In early 15th century Khojki language was used by many to write prayer hyms and guidance songs. The extended use of this script and the underlining Landa script also indicate that the author didn’t revise his book into the periods urdu language but made it’s knowledge more hidden by superimposing Khwaja Khojki Vowel marks on top of Brahmi languages ( K, Ki, Ku, Kuu, Kay, Kaay, Ku, Kho, KHU, KHUU Gutturals ( Guttural).
Brahmi language is considered as the main language based on which current northern India languages are based on. It itself is part of Indo-European set of language whose base is Sanskrit in general. This timeline spans 1000’s of years from the period of Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro.
This VM manuscript is a very important book and will be another key to bind “Roma” people in Europe with their Sindh region ancestry. Most likely this book was taken along with the movement of Sindh’s migrant population 100’s of years ago( as slaves by Arab rulers ) and was preserved in good condition because the knowledge it would provide and likely the person owning it wanted to one day use it to establish the same respect the merchants of the Sindh region held. “Roma” migration from Sindh region resulted in scores of people being moved as slaves into Turkey and then current Europe.
There has been plenty of scientific tests conducted on the origins of Roma people. The book landed from a Roma person into the hands of Italian rulers as the poor Roma people faced many atrocities in Europe and many times were eliminated by the countries in which they tried to make their settlements.
Studies were conducted in Sindh as latest as in 2010 to get the local knowhow about the herbs, roots etc. and their usage. This study was conducted to preserve whatever knowledge is left in the Nara desert region of Sindh.
The main issue to decipher the VM had to do with the place where it ended first and then later in America. Considering the “Nasal” phonetic words particular to “Landa” language (Ancestor language of Khudabadi, Mahajani, Gurmukhi, Khojki, Sindhi languages) are not spoken in Europe and for that matter in America.
English does not have these sounds at all. So for that matter it becomes next to impossible to decipher it and all the false theories it has generated, including its origins.
In America, it being predominantly English speaking world it adds to the problem where from ages researchers started emphasizing that the VM is some sort of minuscule Roman language or some false code system( It is not ).
That mis-categorization has hindered the deciphering of the language for such a long time.
I am going to decipher few paragraphs to best of my ability and because I don’t have Sindhi as my mother tongue, it won’t be fair for me to translate the whole book( I would need help from a Sindhi native speaker, currently I am in process of translating in parts as much as I can ).
I have deciphered the alphabet to what I think it is( As I originally belong to Punjab region and I am aware of the cursive writings from the region as well as phonetics ).
The alphabet contains 4 different character set from languages spoken in same way but written in different form. There was no consistency of a set language in the region.
The merchants/judicial holy Sindhu men started using 3,4 languages mix in order to hide the contents( depending on the knowledge of the person and area he traveled ). This was done to protect business know-how and maintain superiority at that time. The languages used by the merchants of North western Multan and Sindh were “Multani” and “Landa/Khudabadi/Mahajani” apart from other regional dialects and written words. It was what the Sindhu Mahajan’s( Merchants ) used to do. This kind of book and knowledge was in demand as people relied on auspicious moon cycles and it was part of daily life and it is still in many parts of the world.
Day and night are divided into 15 “Mahurats” or auspicious times, Year is divided in 12 months based on astrological signs ( Not January February etc.. ) The day and night each were divided into 8 parts each based on Sanskrit astrology ( pages 67v and 69v clearly depicts the division of 8 parts segments around the sun and moon )
Day
05:48
07:17
07:18
08:47
08:48
10:17
10:18
11:47
11:48
13:17
13:18
14:47
14:48
16:17
16:18
17:47
Subh
Rog
Udwegh
Chanchal
Labh
Amrit
Kal
Subh
Night
17:48
19:17
19:18
20:47
20:48
22:17
22:18
23:47
23:48
01:17
01:18
02:47
02:48
04:17
04:18
05:47
Amrit
Chanchal
Rog
Kal
Labh
Udwegh
Subh
Amrit

The times, days, years were not depicted as in Roman date forms, nor did they had the same timeline of 24 hours. This book is thus written with calculating moon cycles and the positions of 9 planets and the Vedic astrological knowledge is gathered from the original Brahmi book ( 300-400 BC or even earlier ).
Some details of which are recorded in India’s archaeological preservations.
The characters are also intermingled from dialects in the region but they sound and mean the same example
CH, TA, JJH, K, KH are written in mixed scripts, which makes it difficult.
The Brahmi scipts usage from which the MS 408 book was copied adds to more complexity, but the words used are common short 2-3 characters found in recent Devanagari language. This book probably had 1-2 readers( at that time, Mahajan himself and probably his son or someone else he took along on his business in various towns There were other people who had similar books but probably not as detailed as this one. Holy men were killed by Arab rulers and their books were burned so that Arab rule could be established in force and almost everyone follow one language, which was Urdu ( like Persian script ). This book most likely was hidden by the author and usually people like him belonged to higher castes who had good people connections as they were respected for their knowledge and guidance. The so called lower caste people were made slave labor and soldiers to fight in wars. It is likely that this book’s author was killed and as this book was hidden was later picked by someone else and taken along as an important document to be used later. The problem occurred to decipher it at that time too, so the Roma person kept for generations hidden in the belongings until it ended in front of some Italian king’s subject.

The languages used in MS 408 are ( Yes, there are multiple languages, but their pronunciations are almost same ).
Landa, Khojki and Brahmi are used throughout the book.
1. Landa ( Which later became Sindhi, Khudabadi, Khojki )
2. Brahmi ( 300- 400 B.C ) Which gives a reason to believe that MS-408 is copied from an original book
3. Multani
4. Mahajani
5. Khojki
6. Gurmukhi which is also a descendant of Landa script ( Words which cuts at the end and sounds individual standing separately ). Gurmukhi usage is very minimal, which tells that the book was written prior to the era in which the Gurmukhi was main stream in Punjab region around 1430 AD.

The last page 116V is written by someone else other than the original writer as it contains characters from Sarada and JaunSari scripts from mountainous region of Southwestern Kashmir as those few lines are similar to later on what became Kashmiri Dialect and scripted language.

First paragraph from 1r goes like this.

“Many 100's of years desire tradition and as requested by the cultivator from his pouring knowledge in under increasing guidance
To accomplish it this promise of the interrogation of field subjects and about those manner for eating about their power learning from oneself condition about
under ongoing sufferings about stuck in those conditions which has already affected them learning from them in self-help either called for taking care during taking care or
When called by the messenger one about trees provided information in parts and about desire….”

More details are in a you tube video I posted with sounds
in a You tube video PoNm65v1thU


Thank You
Sukhwant Singh

( This information was shared with Beneicke's Library about 7 months ago )
Reviewer: Ayie1992 - - September 28, 2014
Subject: My view on it
I took a look at every page closely...it's seems to me so done have travel through time and they are not from earth.he or she might be an so called explorer on plant,travel from planet to planet and the last destination might be on earth..where I think they see human using water for bathing and stuff..and thought we are one new species to them.why I said this is because if u see the picture from first page to the last,u will realize that about in the middle of the book there is a picture of girls so called bathing either near a river or somewhere that have a lot of plant surrounding it..the first page he or she is trying to tell his or her journey throughout planet and what he or she found..the circle drawing somewhere in the middle is very interesting because it's seems like there are other human world elsewhere ...the way they were using it are different...I hope I can read this and understand more..but that what I think the book all abt
Reviewer: Pyat - - May 27, 2014
Subject: The mystery is the hoax, not the manuscript
The Voynich Manuscript authors wrote from around the Marble Caves of Ruskeala north of Sortavala in the Republic of Karelia, using mostly an old Finnish, Karelian, Estonian, or Ingrian dialect. The manuscript has a map of Sortavala and depicts plants that are only found in bogs in cold peat-accumulating areas. Its artist(s) painted plants the way an herbalist would--somebody gathering them for a use. Much of the text is a list of overwhelmingly Finno-Uralic names with some Dutch, Danish, French, and German tossed in now and then. The implements the gravid women are holding seem to center around midwifery. Similar artifacts have been found in Karelia (Sofporog) in 2001. The last pages feature surnames begun with a star and followed by first names. Baltic Finns have a tradition of banya or spa, and Finnish women have traditionally given birth in the sauna. Thus, the manuscript never was meant to have anything to do with alchemy. While the manuscript is authentic, the mystery surrounding it has been fabricated. For more, go to http://voynichbirths.blogspot.com
Reviewer: Manosteel87 - - April 14, 2014
Subject: Voynich manuscript reproduction
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Reviewer: ☀️人天 - - April 9, 2014
Subject: 🏣
Thank you आ२ाा, It showed me the truth!!!!
Reviewer: Angry_Ampersand - - March 23, 2014
Subject: Quite Pretty. But...
5 stars for a quality copy.
...
Sadly, what appears to be a beautiful and interesting fake alchemical text in the spagyric tradition. Please understand, I'm not saying it's a forgery - but a fake book; it has no notable connection to the alchemical process beyond the rather dreamlike connectivity of the unidentifiable plants in the plates. Or perhaps it's an allegory of some kind with no known provenience, but that's doubtful - somewhere there should be parallel myth, tale or parable - yet unfortunately, there just isn't. Logically, if there's a real code in the text, despite it's assumed complexity it would illuminate the paintings - but what could it possibly be shedding light on if there is no known cultural, mystical, philosophical, religious or scientific paradigm to compare it against?

For 700 years now, people have been complaining that the alchemists were a pack of wolves operating in a den of iniquity; perhaps here's some solid proof that at least one of them actually was. Yet for all of that, it's a beautiful work of art.

Funny how we sometimes look for meaning even where there just might not be any. The act of which, of course, compels us subjectively to impart meaning on the object in question (ever stare at clouds?). That's the very definition of "art".
Reviewer: Nashonic - - March 6, 2014
Subject: Hmmmm...
I've been a Shaman for over 20 years now and have been studying DMT and it's role in out anthropology..

I don't think anyone has ever realized that the plants listed are all regional carriers of DMT from around the world..

The portion of the book containing formulas show a plant with DMT being mixed with a plant containing a high ammount of MAO inhibitors...

Ayulesca is listed as one of these formulas.. As well as my local regional brew of Mimosa flower/root and St. Johns Wart.
Reviewer: blur256 - - February 21, 2014
Subject: I feel like it is an observation...
Of people of the time. Based on the pictures, and what I have read about the manuscript, it seems like an observation of the world, plants and people. And how they interact. I feel like the end, with very few pictures, seems to be a written conclusion of whoever wrote it, has come up to.
Reviewer: dustylane4 - - February 11, 2014
Subject: Plant Grafting
I may be completely wrong, but it appears to be a volume on grafting. The roots of all the illustrated plants seem to become more attached as the manuscript progresses. The root systems are separated in the early pages and seem to become connected as the the manuscript continues. This observation may simply point out a different illustrator, but seem to be a journal of progression of grafting (as many of the plants are unidentifiable). The astrology connections may simply be a guess into the connection of plant growth and celestial positions.
Reviewer: The 39 Clues fan 879 - - February 3, 2014
Subject: Voynich
At first ,while reading the 39 Clues series, I had no idea what was in the Voynich after reading this I understand how hard it is to read.
Reviewer: Mermadeinusa - - January 26, 2014
Subject: A pox e-lapse Wayn icht - B's Whacts yes more please
I looked at this a total of 15 minutes and intuitivitely gather, because engaged elsewhere while retiring, this could be a reverse engineering formula for plant distillation - elixer of life- or if men are involved a way to make gold
I prefer long life
Light
Why was dirt left off rooting
Hip hip hooray for the old gals
Or green man
Reviewer: DivineMarker - - December 4, 2013
Subject: This looks so familiar.
[Blurb]START > ALL PROGRAMS > ACCESSORIES > SYSTEM TOOLS > CHARACTER MAP

That or some weird funny mathematics going on here for the biggest joke I've ever seen Lul. Eh, I know I seen some of those symbols somewhere but not in any spoken language that is for sure.
Reviewer: sirmerlin860 - - November 28, 2013
Subject: Consider this
If languages have a way of rolling off the tongue when spoken properly; there should be some sort of rhythm to it. Picture instead of words these are musical chords. From my deduction of the first 30 pages there seems to be a pattern of the symbols indicating three "states" per symbol: these would be minor, mean and major. let me explain ... In English there are two symbols for each letter in the alphabet. Lets assume three things: there are letters, capitol letters and bold font letters indicating the importance of each letter. Each symbol has two characters. Every "word", indicated by spaces, is a musical chord. For the first 30 or so pages I can see rythmatic patterns. To me that would indicate either poetry, music or some other format displaying structure. Thereafter more symbols are added one or two at a time every so often. There are certain examples of similar format in modern languages such as vocabulary books for children and, (this may be a stretch for some) music. For example: A symphony starts off slow and steady then introduces new instruments and more complicated/richer sounds. later in the book the pages are started with "bold" letters such as AC/DC's 'thunder struck'. This isn't a solution by any stretch of the imagination but something to consider.

by the late 1300's there were multi level cyphers. perhaps the key-word is in the pictures or maybe even the first word on each page.
Reviewer: RODONDO - - November 24, 2013
Subject: One possible interpretation
The book, as many say , it looks like a book of botany.
When we open a book of botany what do we find ?
Description of plants with texts and images.
Properties. Scientific names and common use of plants. collection period. way of use. natural cycles.

These plants are not common, but they have one thing that is repeated in several pages : the flowers can contain one or more persons .

It seems that some of the pictures describe how to prepare special baths , uploading some flowers with pollen or substances. Are empty and are filtered with another plant. the liquid is used in more tanks for various purposes diluted in a liquid similar to water. They can be different concentrations , each with a different purpose.

The compositions included in the later flowers that are empty are described in the penultimate section of the book: the ingredients of the flowers are drawn in the first part of the book if you look carefully . the end can be indexed or treatment of these diseases bathrooms.

(sorry for my writing but I do not know good English and use translators )
Reviewer: AnnaTaliesin - - October 22, 2013
Subject: possible meaning of the Voynich manuscript
the manuscript looks to me, like an old healers book. all plants are painted the way they look, at the perfect moment to crap them.
all important parts with the healing-drug are painted more colourful then the rest of it. then there are the pictures with woman.
to me they look like the renaissance idea of the living human body with its Humoral-Pathology after Galen. also used in the ancient astrology, so that the picture with the pregnant woman can be counted as horoscopes for the babies born at that time. in the secret sript written, because church was fast with fire in that times...
Reviewer: sinduatlantis - - October 8, 2013
Subject: just my opinion...
picture number 31 just like cassava plant (manihot esculenta / manihot utilissima) in our real world, but the manuscript drawing is not better than nowdays artist works. i tought that the writer of this manuscript doesn't have great ability in scientific paintings especiallly in plant morphology. thats why we assumed that the pict of plant in this manuscript is not real.
Reviewer: ReBytes - - October 6, 2013
Subject: My opinion its no hoax
Looking at the proficiency the lettering was made I dint believe its a hoax. It would take a person months of training to get the lettering so consistent for the whole manuscript. I do believe its a real language. I also do believe it contains information about the diagrams. Trying to disregard the text and only looking at the diagrams will not give much insight since any one drawing can be interpreted a thousand different ways. The theory of it being a coded text I also disregard since the coding mechanisms for the dated time was primitive but very effective back then. But master cryptographers with computers today will have no problem breaking the code.
I believe the reason it is so difficult to get meaning from the text is because the base system of the writing is something that is not known.
Looking at the amateurish diagrams I believe it was done by some commoner who was unschooled but curious and therefore created his/her own writing system. This might indicate the "peasant" actually had a high intellect in a remote area who had no access to books or anyone who could write.
Reviewer: maishmaish - - September 23, 2013
Subject: unhelpful
i believe any knowledge is supreme only if it is understood and put to use for the good of humanity.i do not find any cohesive order in this work, bright minds often tend to be neat and organised in area of expertise, unless the whole mission in the book is to confuse and waste peoples time like for instance writing all this...otherwise any hidden knowledge that requires code is only for sects and not for the use of majority
Reviewer: Jabberwoky1 - - September 9, 2013
Subject: voynich manuscript
I believe if yo try to read the images rather than the text you get the "picture" I believe it is showing the cycle,s of life ie the seasons, the cycles of eclipse,s of the sun.
The weather. A woman's cycle.
When I first looked at this I decided to look at the images
Rather than try to de cipher the text of which some appear
To resemble the Russian alphabet .

Further to this review, if you look at the sketches of the buildings they look extraordinary like the Kremlin.
As to cycles of life take a look at the sketches of women, have the naughty ones been removed.
Reviewer: naveensippy - - August 6, 2013
Subject: suggested this is a herb formulas book for women problems
while i viewing this book i noticed the drawings and details of plants are in its physical looks and the surrounding text is supposed to be the information regarding the plant. zodiac signs and moon cycles are some how related to women cycles and discomfort. Some last pages are the formulation and potions and medications compositions made with the help of these herbs and plants for women related problems.
Reviewer: tyguk - - July 23, 2013
Subject: Language
This in my opinion is not a language whatsoever its a code, although some of the symbols are familiar such as the Greek letter R,T,TH, and many more in lower case. Also the manuscript has nothing to do with plants its just a means of confusion. The mind has to be opened away from 21st century modern computerized motions then taken back to see the manuscripts future.
Reviewer: Minnesota Multiple Monodot - - June 25, 2013
Subject: Nickle People
The Book basically describes transpeicies migration. How Fauna based life form migrate from plant to animal - e.i. human life forms. The Pictures are 28, 30 leaf, Red Green - red green transformations. Nickel - Zinc Lunar period cycles. Some pictures show the DNA chain. The women in the pictures represent the Borgship Mother earth.

Other websites show 3d interpretation of the pictures, suggesting prior knowledge. Richard Prior Knowledge, John Richard prior knowledge - The flaming fag coke whore from hell. A.k.a Mother Earth. The Black hole star in the sky.

I give the book a low rating because it is just another example of this asshole lying to every living human in the world. We are one A & E. Adam and Eve. Adam and Evil! Fu John! A.K.A. MOM
Reviewer: Al_Jo_ - - June 25, 2013
Subject: Voynich
Really Interesting read..
Reviewer: Ramesh037 - - June 25, 2013
Subject: The Voynich Manuscript
While reviewing the manuscript, it gives me the feeling that the writer is attempting to convey about the type of plants which were available in the vicinity. Each plant has been drawn with roots which the plant has, the type of leaves & flowers it bears also fruits if present. Another observation: a zodiac has been drawn, probably to indicate the period when such plants were present in their surroundings.
Reviewer: MercyNeeded - - June 23, 2013
Subject: Hyperborea - ?
Read the supposed expert's testimony. "Pseudo religion", indeed. He doubts the translation and scrutiny of tens of thousands of scholars for 3,000 years (Old Testament), says there were no "Hebrews" (it's a mistranslation as he states), or "Israel" (ditto) and therefor the entire world is on the wrong "track". While to me this language does appear to be some form of Latin written without grammatical knowledge (not by scholars, at least not as we view them), for your hero to state that the entire Bible is invalid is hubris beyond belief. I don't know what this manuscript is or is not. I do know that, viewing it in its entirety, I was left with an uncomfortable "feeling". I won't change my world view based upon one arrogant man's self aggrandized assumptions. Why isn't he chairing a department at Yale, why isn't he world famous, if he's correct? By their fruits ye shall know them.
Reviewer: WaldorfTBeagle - - June 22, 2013
Subject: People think too hard about this
People think too hard about this.

It's probably a 5th generation copy of an Arabic (or Farsi or Greek or etc) herbarium made by a series of medieval scribes who had no idea what they were copying but tried their hardest to keep it as accurate as possible.

Any resemblance to the original text is probably long since lost and the pictures not far behind. (though the plant on page 6 has a pretty accurate water lily leaf and rhizome).

Anyway, it's good to see a nice hi res version available for free.
Reviewer: Kwai Noi - - June 14, 2013
Subject: Interesting from a historical point of view
It is also interesting how so many people can look at the same thing, clam they have decoded it and it comes out totally different from what any others say they have decoded.

There are many ways to encode a message that are one-way encryption or totally unbreakable without the key, even with today's computer cryptoanalysis programs.

Here is a very interesting site written by a professional cryptanalysis.

http://www.ciphermysteries.com/the-voynich-manuscript
Reviewer: rounes123 - - May 3, 2013
Subject: The Voynich Manuscript
Zlatodej Prof
Reviewer: Zlatodej Prof. - - April 21, 2013
Subject: Voynich Manuscript ( Little to help and advice you)
The algorithm is written on page 116. There is written the at Czech language. Have you found ( algorithm)!!!
......................................

VM is encrypted and written in Czech language. It is also used gematria. The manuscript describes the Czech history. The manuscript began Silesian piastovna Hlohovská Anna, wife of John II. of Rosenberg. The last entry made last Rosenberg Petr Vok.

http://zlatodej.blog.cz/
Reviewer: Hyperborea - - March 7, 2013
Subject: The solution
That is the one and only real solution of the Voynich manuscript.

In english:
http://fastwalkers.de/downloads/thevoynichmanuscript.pdf

In german:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpJfaUdZC20

http://fastwalkers.de/downloads/dasvoynichmanuskript.pdf

Read and break with your worldview...
Reviewer: Pentarba - - January 21, 2013
Subject: Alchemical Manuscript
This is undoubtedly an alchemical manuscript in the Paracelsus tradition of using alchemy to produce superior medicines. It may even have been written by him as the time period (around A D 1500) corresponds. Nearly all alchemical manuscripts of this period are undecipherable to the uninitiated. The traditional reason for this was to keep the information out of the hands of the unworthy, while at the same time giving useful information to those that had been initiated into the Mysteries. The time period of the creation of this MS also corresponds to the founding of the Rosicrucian Brotherhood. Saint Germain, who may have been a Rosicrucian, uses a similar script in his La Tres Trinosophie (The Divine Threefold Sophia), discovered by Manly Hall. For more on the language of the Mysteries see my SENSA: The Lost Language of the Ancient Mysteries. Dorje Jinpa
Reviewer: cmccoy - - January 5, 2013
Subject: decoded
This is the first five books of King James. Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. Even though this was wrote 200 years prior.
Reviewer: AZstarwatcher - - December 28, 2012
Subject: Amazing.
The Voynich Manuscript is immediately interesting. I've seen some work in Italian anagrams but am not entirely convinced. I've made some translations of the plants into the Macedonian language. I believe the text is a prototype alphabet of Macedonian. My video series shows my work. It took 1,000 years for heiroglyphs to be translated because everybody kept making the same mistake. I don't believe in the alien dropping the book off for humanity theory. Aliens have a better way of communicating their thoughts.
Reviewer: kenny wilson - - October 24, 2012
Subject: medicinal
although the text itself is indicipherable, its evident by the illustrations that this book is describing certain plants either for medicinal purposes or for documentation purposes.
Reviewer: EROCx1 - - August 3, 2012
Subject: outstanding
thank you! I would like to recommend Terence McKenna's talk on the Voynich Manuscript to anyone interested in it, simply amazing.
Reviewer: niamod - - May 19, 2012
Subject: decipher
in my opinion this manuscript may not be deciphered for many reasons! one reason may be that people may be placing too much focus on the text itself...the answer to the manuscript may very well be in the drawings on the pages. also Im assuming that the writing or the text may also be something like that of the green language used by Nostradamus in his quartrains.I have also noticed the use of an "H" like symbol in the text..that may just be a "pointer" so to speak because it comes up so many times in the manuscript. In closing,how long did it take people to decipher hyrogliphics? If that was possible then so is decoding the VOnich Manuscript>>
Reviewer: temet.nosce - - April 26, 2012
Subject: Awesome work
I just saw the documentary and i really enjoyed it ,many thanks for the pdf you made a great job .
Reviewer: nanato - - December 31, 2010
Subject: Nice
Thank you
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